Marek Piasecki

1935 · Poland

Artist biography

Marek Piasecki is a contemporary artist considered well established, who was born and brought up in Poland, like other famous artists such as Michal Martychowiec, André Príncipe, Marcin Zarzeka, Inga Danysz, and Katarzyna Józefowicz. Marek Piasecki was born in 1935.

Marek Piasecki's Gallery representation

Marek Piasecki is represented by Starmach Gallery located in Krakow, Poland.

Further Biographical Context for Marek Piasecki

Marek Piasecki was born in 1935 and was largely inspired creatively by the 1950s growing up. In the Post-War period the lens of modernism was focused, in terms of international attention, on developments in New York City. The Second World War had brought many leading creatives to the city in exile from Europe, leading to a noteworthy pooling of talent and ideas. Influential Europeans that came to New York and provided inspiration for American artists included Piet Mondrian, Josef Albers and Hans Hoffmann, who between them set the grounds for much of the United States’ explosive cultural growth in the subsequent decades. Influential artists of the Abstract Expressionist Generation included Jackson Pollock (who innovated his famed drip, splatter and pour painting techniques), Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. It was a male dominated environment, though necessary reassessment of this period has emphasised the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.

Marek Piasecki

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